startups

Chamber of Commerce puts ‘Roadmap for Growth’ in front of mayoral candidates civic

Jan. 22, 2015 11:30 am

Chamber of Commerce puts ‘Roadmap for Growth’ in front of mayoral candidates

At a Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce panel discussion last night, tech and entrepreneurship mostly took a backseat to other issues.
Cloudnexa raised $4M last month business

Jan. 21, 2015 8:04 am

Cloudnexa raised $4M last month

Cloudnexa helps businesses migrate to, yep, you guessed it, the cloud. The Navy Yard-based startup is seeing rapid growth and is taking on investment to scale up.
Residents of Fishtown and NoLibs may soon have a WiFi alternative access

Jan. 20, 2015 8:29 am

Residents of Fishtown and NoLibs may soon have a WiFi alternative

Bamboowifi could soon bring a mesh network of wireless internet to a neighborhood near you. But first, it needs the capital.
University City companies received $1.7M in KIZ tax credits last year business

Jan. 20, 2015 7:32 am

University City companies received $1.7M in KIZ tax credits last year

Over $6.2M has been awarded to University City- and Center City-based companies since the Keystone Innovation Zone incentive program was created in 2006.
3 lessons I learned at the Philly Startup Leaders Founders Factory event business

Jan. 16, 2015 12:42 pm

3 lessons I learned at the Philly Startup Leaders Founders Factory event

This year's Founders Factory was all about finding traction in the marketplace.
A design team from Penn created this sewable electronics kit for kids creative

Jan. 16, 2015 9:46 am

A design team from Penn created this sewable electronics kit for kids

It's a circus circuit kit called Cirkits (say that three times fast), and it wants to teach kids the basic concepts of circuitry via sewing.
Civic-minded startups from FastFWD’s 2nd accelerator class pitch for city pilots business

Jan. 16, 2015 8:33 am

Civic-minded startups from FastFWD’s 2nd accelerator class pitch for city pilots

The 12-week FastFWD program drew social entrepreneurs from all over the country. Here are their pitches.
These resources help Philly startups thrive business

Jan. 12, 2015 8:29 am

These resources help Philly startups thrive

Take it from someone who recently moved here and immersed herself in Philadelphia's tech scene. Here's advice she got from five key players.
How Safety Tag is making youth sports safer business

Jan. 12, 2015 7:31 am

How Safety Tag is making youth sports safer

The Wayne, Pa.-based platform for keeping track of kids' medical information has the backing of big-name advisors.
Penn showed off a smartphone-powered drone at #CES15 business

Jan. 9, 2015 1:12 pm

Penn showed off a smartphone-powered drone at #CES15

Plus info on five Philly startups that also presented at the Consumer Electronics Show, including Zonoff, OneTwoSee and Graphene Frontiers.

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